RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 403/5/2
TitlePapers relating to the UK Branch of the KSSE
DescriptionPapers relating to the UK Branch of the KSSE (Kurdish Students Society in Europe, or Jamiyyat al-Talabah al-Akrad fi Urubba) of which Omar Sheikhmous was secretary during the 1960s.

Documents include issue No.9 (May 1974) of their bulletin, a typescript from the preparatory committee for the 17th Congress of the KSSE (1975) referring to the 'Kurdistan Week' in London, correspondence, press releases and invitations written by Sheikhmous on behalf of the KSSE (1965-69), including a 1966 letter to The Telegraph written under the pseudonym 'O. Kawa', a paper on Kurdistan (1969), an undated typed booklet of information on the Kurds and Kurdistan issued by the UK Branch c/o Latif Rashid, Liverpool, a draft letter to British MPs on Iraqi treatment of Kurds by the Kurdish Students' Society in Europe, UK Branch, with Sheikhmous's handwritten corrections (1963), newsletters in Arabic and Sorani Kurdish (1965-67), six typed documents - A Letter to the National Union of Students from the Student's [sic] Union of Iraqi Kurdistan (1965), the Resolution of the 9th congress of the International Union of Students on the Kurdish question, a speech of the Kurdish delegation to the 9th congress of the International Union of Students, two fact sheets on the Kurds and a constitution (1967) - reprinted and distributed by the UK Branch.
LanguageEnglish; Kurmanji Kurdish; Sorani Kurdish;
FormatVarious formats
Access StatusOpen
Creator_NameSheikhmous; Omar (1942-)
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